RHEL 5 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2010:0464)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63935

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSA10-01 and APSB10-14, listed in the References section.

Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially crafted SWF content. (CVE-2009-3793, CVE-2010-1297, CVE-2010-2160, CVE-2010-2161, CVE-2010-2162, CVE-2010-2163, CVE-2010-2164, CVE-2010-2165, CVE-2010-2166, CVE-2010-2167, CVE-2010-2169, CVE-2010-2170, CVE-2010-2171, CVE-2010-2173, CVE-2010-2174, CVE-2010-2175, CVE-2010-2176, CVE-2010-2177, CVE-2010-2178, CVE-2010-2180, CVE-2010-2181, CVE-2010-2182, CVE-2010-2183, CVE-2010-2184, CVE-2010-2185, CVE-2010-2186, CVE-2010-2187, CVE-2010-2188)

An input sanitization flaw was found in the way flash-plugin processed certain URLs. An attacker could use this flaw to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially crafted web page. (CVE-2010-2179)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way flash-plugin processed certain SWF content. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash.
(CVE-2008-4546)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.1.53.64.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-4546

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-3793

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-1297

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2160

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2161

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2162

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2163

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2164

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2165

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2166

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2167

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2169

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2170

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2171

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2173

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2174

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2175

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2176

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2177

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2178

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2179

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2180

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2181

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2182

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2183

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2184

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2185

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2186

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2187

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2188

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-01.html

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010:0464

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63935

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2010-0464.nasl

Version: 1.38

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/24

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/11

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player "newfunction" Invalid Pointer Use)

ExploitHub (EH-11-164)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4546, CVE-2009-3793, CVE-2010-1297, CVE-2010-2160, CVE-2010-2161, CVE-2010-2162, CVE-2010-2163, CVE-2010-2164, CVE-2010-2165, CVE-2010-2166, CVE-2010-2167, CVE-2010-2169, CVE-2010-2170, CVE-2010-2171, CVE-2010-2173, CVE-2010-2174, CVE-2010-2175, CVE-2010-2176, CVE-2010-2177, CVE-2010-2178, CVE-2010-2179, CVE-2010-2180, CVE-2010-2181, CVE-2010-2182, CVE-2010-2183, CVE-2010-2184, CVE-2010-2185, CVE-2010-2186, CVE-2010-2187, CVE-2010-2188

BID: 31537, 40586, 40779, 40780, 40781, 40782, 40783, 40784, 40785, 40786, 40787, 40788, 40789, 40790, 40791, 40792, 40793, 40794, 40796, 40797, 40798, 40800, 40801, 40802, 40803, 40805, 40806, 40807, 40808, 40809

RHSA: 2010:0464

CWE: 399